Julie-Ann Sparkes | Senior Associate

Julie-Ann graduated from the University of Surrey, with a Bachelor of Science in French and Law and completed the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law, Guildford in the UK.

Julie-Ann joined O’Loughlins in April 2014 following her move to Australia, and has 7 years’ probate experience with a mid-tier UK law firm. 

She was admitted to practise in South Australia in 2017 and specialises in wills and estate planning, deceased estates and retirement living.

Julie-Ann also has expertise in the UK inheritance tax regime and can assist clients who are domiciled in the UK but resident in Australia with their estate planning.

She is a member of the Law Society’s Succession and Elder Law Committee and has written articles for The Last Testament publication.

Principal Areas of Practice

  • Probate applications
  • Estate administration
  • Trust administration
  • Wills
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Advance Care Directives
  • Estate planning for Australian residents domiciled in the UK

Professional Memberships

  • Law Society of South Australia
  • Law Society of SA Succession and Elder Law Committee
  • Women Lawyers' Association


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